49-year-old John Utter was charged with theft of merchandise after he was observed on surveillance video walking out with over $380 worth of merchandise from Walmart in Mt. Juliet.
On August 31st, MJPD Officer J. Angle received information via dispatch that a theft had occurred at Walmart on 300 Pleasant Grove Road in Mt. Juliet.
Loss Prevention Employee Frank Covich observed John Utter loading multiple items in a shopping cart and then exit the store without paying for the merchandise. Based on the suspect information, Officer Angle stopped John Utter at the BP on 126 North Mt. Juliet Road.
John Utter was arrested and charged with theft of merchandise. His bond was set at $1,500.